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About BrownFlynn

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External Commitments

We are driven to be the very best at what we do. Our greatest satisfaction is to provide our clients with exceptional value and service. Along the way, we have been honored to receive recognition for our leadership and success as a sustainability consulting Firm. For a complete list of our awards and recognitions throughout the years, click here.

A big part of our success has come through the sharing and learning that takes place with other leaders in corporate responsibility. BrownFlynn maintains active membership in peer-learning groups on regional, national and international levels, including:

  1. • Cleveland Carbon Fund Community Advisory Team
  2. • Corporate Sustainability Network
  3. • Council of Smaller Enterprises (COSE / Greater Cleveland Partnership)
  4. • Entrepreneurs for Sustainability (E4S)
  5. • Global Reporting Initiative (Organizational Stakeholder and Certified Training Partner)
  6. • International Association of Business Communicators (IABC) / 500 Club
  7. • In Counsel with Women
  8. • Industrial Minerals Association of North America (IMA-NA)
  9. • Leadership Cleveland / Alumni Membership
  10. • National Investor Relations Institute (NIRI)
  11. • National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association
  12. • Net Impact
  13. • OpenCarbonWorld.com Advisor
  14. • Public Relations Society of America (PRSA), including their Counselor’s Academy
  15. • Social Investment Forum (SIF)
  16. • United Nations Global Compact (UNGC)
  17. • U.S. Business Council for Sustainable Development (USBCSD) (Founding Member)
  18. • U.S. Green Building Council

In 2009, BrownFlynn was asked to participate in the “100 Entrepreneurs Project” to benefit wounded soldiers at Walter Reed Hospital. The project helps provide business wisdom gleaned from selected entrepreneurs to the men and women who have served our country so, once they are healed, they are ready to potentially launch their own businesses and help support their prosperous futures.

Finally, BrownFlynn believes in the value of sharing our knowledge about sustainability in many different ways. From contributing as panelists in free webinars to presenting at conferences, luncheons and special events, we hope that those audiences, online and in-person, learn more about the importance of corporate responsibility and sustainability.

Listed below is a sampling of our 2009 and 2010 webinars and speaking engagements:

  1. • Sustainability Reporting: Leveraging Reporting as a Management Tool, a webinar in partnership with Dakota Software
  2. • An Introduction to The Global Reporting Initiative, a FreeSmarts webinar in partnership with ComputerShare
  3. • Triple Your Bottom Line: The Business Case for Sustainability, a webinar in partnership with GreenPlus
  4. • The Road to Entrepreneurship and Sustainability, a speaking engagement at Baldwin-Wallace College
  5. • Sustainability Presentation at the COSE Small Business Conference
  6. • Leveraging Sustainability Reporting as a Management Tool, speaking engagement at the IMA-NA conference
  7. • Sustainable School. Sustainable World., a speaking engagement at Notre Dame Cathedral Latin
  8. • Presentation to Net Impact Fisher College of Business, OSU
  9. • Mining the Benefits of Sustainability, a speaking engagement at the NSSGA Conference
  10. • Presentation at TAPPI CORREXPO